Provence boutique hotel

At Provence Guru we seek out the best small hotels in Provence, here the Maison Collongue, Lourmarin boutique hotel.

A couple of kilometres outside Lourmarin the Maison Collongue enjoys a wonderful location nestled underneath the Luberon Hills. It has a 4 acre garden, swimming pool and with only four bedrooms offers a really personal touch. The interior decoration has been meticulously thought through to provide every comfort with a designer edge. Dinner is available on request, the village is a 20 minute walk away or two minutes in a car. For those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Lourmarin and relax in the quiet of the countryside in the evening, the Maison Collongue is the perfect choice.

Friday morning in Lourmarin is market morning. From April to the end of October the market is really busy. In July and August it’s best advised to visit early in the morning. There is a nice mixture of stalls, with roughly 50% of the market offering food and drink, and the other 50% clothes, jewellery, hats, tablecloths etc…On Tuesdays from March until the end of the year there is an early evening farmers’ market. Visitors can buy food from the stalls and eat them at the tables of the adjacent cafe which is handily run by the wine co-operative.

Recommended restaurants in Lourmarin include Numero 9 and La Louche au Beurre There are numerous vineyards close by to visit. For a top quality white wine try Domaine de Fontenille.

Prices from €150 a night.

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